31/10/2014 Global weekly: Not so scary anymore
It is fitting that on Halloween the forces that had spooked the market are in retreat. Equities are recovering their losses and the US economy is finally coming back to life. There was also a ‘trick or treat’ surprise, as Bank of Japan expanded monetary stimulus.
27/10/2014 Knowledge Bite: Thematic investing
ABN AMRO Private Banking is increasingly integrating thematic investment in our portfolio offering. Therefore, we recently invited Alexandre Mouthon – CFA, Global Product Specialist for Pictet Asset Management and an expert in the field – to discuss his views on thematic investing with our own Research & Strategy team.
Today the European Central Bank (ECB) published the results of the Asset Quality Review (AQR) and stress test for 130 European banks. The ECB conducted this exercise in preparation of the Single Supervisory Mechanism to ensure greater transparency of banks’ balance sheets and consistency of supervisory practices in Europe. With this exercise the ECB wants to assure stakeholders that banks are fundamentally sound and trustworthy.
ABN AMRO Private Banking has ranked first among 40 leading wealth managers and private banks globally in the annual benchmarking study ‘Websites for Wealth Management 2014’ conducted by the Swiss research company, MyPrivateBanking Research.
01/09/2014 Hans Hanegraaf Country Executive Singapore and Head of Private Banking Asia & Middle East
ABN AMRO announces today that Hans Hanegraaf has been appointed as Country Executive ABN AMRO Singapore and Head of Private Banking Asia & Middle East.